daily.dev changelog
daily.dev changelog
app.daily.dev

Article Modal

 

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Something new just "popped up" at daily.dev!

When you click on a card in one of the feeds to comment, we will now show you our new article modal, instead of a new page!

This makes using our app even quicker.

But waitโ€ฆthere is more!

We have introduced next and previous article buttons, coupled with left and right arrow key navigation! (or j and k)

We also made the UI far more intuitive with a nice big "read article" button once you have read the TLDR, comments etc. and decide this article is worth a read!

Faster, easier to use and prettier! ๐Ÿคฉ

Reputation update! ๐ŸŒŸ

 

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They say reputation is everythingโ€ฆand we couldn't agree more!

That is why we have overhauled our reputation points system to encourage more contributions and interaction from our community!

All of your hard-earned reputation points will be recalculated to match our new scoring and we even introduced a couple of new ways to earn those much coveted reputation points on daily.dev!

Find out what has changed and the new scoring in the daily.dev docs!

Preview your comments ๐Ÿ”Ž

 

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Whether it is some kind words, a witty response or a masterful meme, you can now ensure that your markdown displays as expected in comments on daily.dev. ๐Ÿ”ฅ

When writing a comment you will now see two tabs, a "write" tab and a "preview" tab, write in the "write" tab and then select the "preview" tab to make sure your well crafted response displays correctly before posting!

@Mention other people ๐Ÿ’ฌ

 

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Keeping track of conversations between multiple people just got a whole lot easier! ๐ŸŽ‰

Now you can @mention people in the comments on daily.dev!

Use it to keep the conversation going on interesting articles, or tag people to share articles with people you know that they may find interesting!

Simply type the "@" symbol and start typing!

Reading history, upgraded!

 

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We know you all love the reading history page, so we decided to spice it up a little more!

On the new reading history page, you are now able to:

  1. Bookmark a post
  2. Get a shareable link (or natively share, if you're using it on mobile)
  3. View the number of updates and reading time

Try it here

Top tags by reading days ๐Ÿ

 

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The profile got a facelift

In this new version, we added a bunch of new stats to your daily.dev profile!

  • The new ranks are now presented on your front page in all glory. Yes, you can brag to your friends about it ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • We added a new section called "Top tags by reading days." This new section sheds more light on what people love to read. Consistently reading pays off, keep up the good work ๐Ÿš€

Weekly Goal 2.0 (+ new ranks) ๐Ÿ†

 

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As part of DailyFest (our first internal hackathon), we worked hard to ship an entire new gamification experience! We call it Weekly Goal 2.0

What's new in Weekly Goal 2.0?

  1. We have new ranks! More information below
  2. There's a new reading progress per tag feature that allows you to better understand what have you been reading this week
  3. Revamped UX that makes it easier to understand your progress

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Introducing new ranks!

The ranks also got a facelift with the following updates:

  • New "Starter" rank given for the first reading day
  • New "Legendary" rank given for the seventh reading day
  • We refactored up all your past ranks to fir the new ranks (so if you had Silvers, they are now turned to Goldโ€ฆ so on so forth)
  • All-new design for the rank badges ๐Ÿคฉ

Search reading history ๐Ÿฆด

 

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We shipped some cool improvements for everyone who loved to dig in their reading history. With the new search bar your can find good old articles on your reading history whenever you want!

Try it now: https://app.daily.dev/history

Shareable bookmarks ๐Ÿป

 

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Introducing a new option to automatically share your daily.dev bookmarks with other developers! With the new shareable bookmarks feature, you can get a public RSS feed of your personal bookmark. Using this link, you are able to share the content you love with others you care about.

How to activate this feature?

  1. Go to your Bookmarks page using the sidebar or click here
  2. Switch to public mode
  3. Integrate your RSS feed with other apps you love (see below)

Integrate your bookmarks with apps you love

With your personal RSS feed, your can push every new bookmark to another app. That's an awesome way to share valuable content with other people! Here are some ideas:

  • Add your bookmarks to your GitHub profile
  • Integrate your bookmarks to a Slack/Discord channel
  • Automatically tweet new bookmarks

Custom shortcuts ๐ŸŸ

 

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One of the most requested features of all time has finally landed! Please meet "Custom Shortcuts."

For all of you extension users, up until now, you could only see shortcuts to the Most Visited Sites. With the new Custom Shortcuts, you can manage this list and fine-tune it to your exact needs.

How to configure your custom shortcuts?

  1. Open a new tab on your browser
  2. On the upper right corner of your feed, click "Add shortcuts"
  3. Configure your custom shortcuts in the modal

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